A surprise March 15, 2018 ruling by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – known as the “FERC” – sent the MLP sector into a tailspin. However, in mid-July the FERC did an about-face, significantly softening the previous ruling and handing the sector a major victory.
Since our founding the Firm’s boutique structure has facilitated specialization of strategies for institutional clients unique needs and outcomes.
Our specialized strategies are also available on managed account platforms to accommodate clients’ needs for transparency and customization.
As one of the affiliated investment managers within Virtus Investment Partners, our strategies are offered via open-end mutual funds.
In addition to managing institutional products, Duff & Phelps has over two decades experience managing closed-end funds for individual investors.
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Jieren (Jenny) Huang, CPA, has joined the global real estate securities team as a global research analyst. Huang will provide in-depth fundamental analysis and estimate intrinsic fair values, for real estate securities in the U.S. and Asia Pacific region. Please see the attached press release for more information.
The oil-price slump triggered fundamental changes that have transformed the investment outlook for the listed infrastructure sector.
Meeting Investor Needs
Our boutique structure is designed to focus resources on our specialized active investment strategies, and to meet the needs of institutional investors for consistent results, pro-active communication, and transparency.
Our approach has benefited the institutional clients we have worked with, which include: public funds, foundations & endowments, corporations, municipalities, multi-employer plans, nuclear decommissioning trusts, and sub-advisory.
For more than 80 years, Duff & Phelps has been distinguished by in-depth fundamental research. We have built on our pioneering approach to utilities, expanding to offer several specialized active strategies that seek to enhance individual investors outcomes.
Through open-end mutual funds, managed accounts, and closed-end funds, investors may wish to consider our approach as a foundation for their portfolios in today’s complex world.